Monthly Archives: July 2012

Cuddling and story time

I was taking care of my granddaughter the other day and in an attempt to get a few minutes of rest, I resorted to the cuddling trick.  You know that trick, cuddle them up in a chair and get them to stop moving just … Continue reading

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Alabama and Memories

My daughter and I are in Alabama visiting my sister and her family this weekend. My Mother is no longer with us but memories of her are everywhere. As I was packing to go, I remembered that my Mom would … Continue reading

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Denial

The five stages of grief are denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance.  But the experience with my Mother made me realize that you can also go through these stages when your life changes dramatically.  My Mother’s care was taking more and more of … Continue reading

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